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Things To Do In Montana

December 5th, 2011 by Michael Bull under Things To Do in Montana

Things To Do In Montana

Some of the major attractions and things to do in Montana include:

Parks

With a wide range of both National and State parks, Montana has two major National Parks namely: Glacier and Yellow Stone.

Glacier National Park encompasses over 1,000,000 acres (4,000 km2) and includes parts of two mountain ranges (sub-ranges of the Rocky Mountains), over 130 named lakes, more than 1,000 different species of plants and hundreds of species of animals.

Yellow Stone Park is rated among the world’s national parks, which boast of geothermal wonders. The Old Faithful is among the largest volcanoes in the world.

The national parks also have plenty of wildlife animals.

Additionally, the 54 state parks are essential in connecting the residents of this region and its visitors to the history, nature, culture and recreational sites in the State.

Fishing and Hunting

Montana boasts of having some of the best fishing and hunting grounds to make tourists and locals have a time of their lives in this State. With its convenient location, Montana is a lucrative fishing ground for all.

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Some of the lakes, rivers and parks where you can do fishing and hunting in Montana are;

Smith River State Park:

This park provides excellent fishing ground and beautiful scenery. It has more than 25 boats along the river that are used by visitors.

Ackley Lake State Park:

This park also offers good fishing grounds and opportunity for sporting activities. It is named after a frontiersman who was also an early settler. You can perform water sports activities, photography and wildlife viewing in this park.

Frenchtown Pond State Park:

This park offers a great canoeing, sail boarding, swimming and kayaking opportunity.

These are just a few of the many parks, rivers and lakes there are in Montana where one can have a lot of fun.

The area also boasts of a wide array of fish species making the encounter even more enjoyable.

It is also a nice place for those who would like to start hunting. The hunting regulations are flexible and the tourists can be able to get hunting licenses and permits from the different wildlife and park authorities and which they can use to gain access to this lucrative and fun filled vacation idea.

Recreation

Montana tourism has a wide range of adventures, which will keep both local and tourists occupied. With the State being mountainous, all those who have interest in hiking will surely have some good time.

Other recreational features include visiting various historical sites, rafting, camping, horse riding, mountain biking and even skiing. You can also go recreational shopping, if that’s what you want to do.

Regardless of the climate seasons, Montana has a wide range of possibilities for all those looking for recreation.

Museums

Montana tourism offers visitors cultural museums with a difference. From the magnanimous Montana Historical Society located in Helena to others like the Rookies, this is a must do in Montana.

The list of things to do in Montana is endless – I can only include so much!

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